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Author: Sara Katayama

Enjoying Aubrey Davis Park on Mercer Island

Formerly known as Mercer Island Lid and First Hill Lid, Aubrey Davis Park is a park lid covering 2,800 of Interstate 90 between West Mercer Way and 76th Avenue Southeast here on beautiful Mercer Island.

Seattle’s Alki Point and Alki Point Lighthouse

What do you envision yourself doing on an active summer night? Long walks along the boulevard, strolling parallel to the water’s edge? Watching ships come and go in the bay, like the ebb and flow of the ever-changing tide?

Endless Fun At Minder’s Landing on the Seattle Waterfront

Pier 57, originally named Pier 7, is a modern plethora of fun on Seattle’s waterfront. When the gold strike began, news started to spread, and Seattle started buzzing soon after. The first load of gold found along the Klondike was docked and unloaded where Miners Landing now stands, making it a symbol of Seattle’s origin story.

21 Local Dogs Parks

Dog parks are as Seattle as coffee and Pike Place Market. They’re quintessential for our communities, and all the dogs (large and small) that live within them. Today, we’re celebrating our furry companions and focusing on 10 local dog parks to visit with your best friend!

Jefferson Park & Community Center

Jefferson Park is the sixth largest park in the City of Seattle and offers a plethora of opportunity and activities. From unparalleled views of the Duwamish River, the Seattle of Seattle, and the Olympic Mountains to the golf course, community center, and lawn bowling, the city park has tons of offer.

Premier Waterfront at Seattle’s Golden Gardens Park

Nestled on Ballard’s Puget Sound shores, Golden Gardens Park is a mecca of summer fun. There’s always something fun going on – whether it’s sand volleyball, fishing from the pier, a boat launching into chilly Pacific Northwest waters, or a bonfire glowing in the night.

Seattle’s Japanese Kubota Garden

The Kubota Gardens is a twenty-acre Japanese-style garden off Renton Avenue South in Seattle’s Rainer Beach neighborhood. It’s backed by a large greenbelt and surrounded by cozy, Seattle neighborhoods, making it the perfect place to enjoy a peaceful setting within the hubbub of the city.

Enjoy Hiking Through Seattle’s Carkeek Park

Carkeek Park is the perfect city park for hikers. It’s a short commute from downtown Seattle – only about 9-miles – and offers 220 acres of lush forest, meadows, wetlands, creeks, and beaches.

Seattle’s Best on a Budget

We’ve all been there. We want something to do, but we don’t’ really want to spend a ton. Especially with downtown parking at $22 for two hours of play. But what in Seattle has an inexpensive price tag? (Because we know it’s not the real estate…)